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June 25, 2019: If the military were a country, its fuel usage alone would make it the 47th largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, lying between Peru and Portugal.
June 25, 2019: NASA's Curiosity rover found a sudden large release of greenhouse gas emissions on Mars. As a result, NASA scientists are modifying their planned schedule to investigate the source of the greenhouse gas.
June 24, 2019: Six months ago, the Spanish capital set an example creating one of the most ambitious low-emission schemes among European capitals, called Madrid Central. Now, the conservative new mayor wants to roll back the initiative, provoking outrage among civil society and environmental groups...
June 24, 2019: John McDonnell says review will focus on firms’ readiness to cut emissions and opportunities for greener investmentLabour is to examine the readiness of City firms to cut carbon emissions and invest responsibly to tackle the climate emergency, shadow chancellor John McDonnell said on Monday.A review into City prac...
June 21, 2019: New York state lawmakers have approved one of the most ambitious climate change plans in the country, aiming to virtually eliminate carbon emissions by 2050 and source carbon-free electicity. Michael Gerrard, director of Sabin Center for Climate Change and a professor at Columbia University, joined CBS to discuss th...
June 20, 2019: Researchers ran hundreds of simulations for different climate scenarios to see how the ice will respond in the coming centuries.
June 20, 2019: Andrew Wheeler, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is disputing California’s account of how negotiations between the Golden State and EPA over federal vehicle emissions standards came to an abrupt halt.In a letter Wheeler...
June 20, 2019: Its dedication to eco-friendliness goes beyond the vehicle itself.
June 20, 2019: New York's state legislature passed a sweeping climate bill this week that aims for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) plans to sign it.The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act was approved the state Senate...
June 20, 2019: The video outlines the WLTP cycle, the RDE test, the EVAP test and more.
June 18, 2019: Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back one of the flagship initiatives of the last mayor three days after taking office by in effect shutting down the Spanish capital’s low-emissions zone.The plan, k...
June 18, 2019: The government says any aviation growth must be done sustainably. But this is simply unachievableThe bosses at Heathrow must have been visiting another planet last week, or else they missed the government memo about legislating for net zero emissions by 2050.The plans unveiled today for a 50% expansion in the airpor...
June 17, 2019: According to EU sources it is now a matter of when, not if, the European Union will adopt a target of near-complete decarbonisation for the entire bloc by 2050.
June 17, 2019: Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow.
June 14, 2019: E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes.
June 13, 2019: The UK has announced it will reduce its emissions to almost zero by 2050, committing nationally to a goal being discussed at EU level. A summit in Brussels next week, pitting East against West, will determine whether the EU sets the same target.
June 13, 2019: In the moments before a patient undergoes surgery, chances are climate change isn't top of mind. Yet, the anesthetic gases used to put them to sleep leave a big carbon footprint. Some Canadian doctors are trying to do something about it.
June 13, 2019: The federal government would have to levy an additional carbon tax worth as much as 0 a tonne on greenhouse gas emissions to achieve Canada’s emissions reduction targets, the parliamentary budget officer (PBO) said in a report released Thursday.
June 13, 2019: U.K.'s Transport Secretary knows nothing of induced demand, claims any attempt to row back on road building is waging
June 12, 2019: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major economy in the world to set that kind of goal.
June 12, 2019: The proposal will go to Parliament on Wednesday
June 12, 2019: The prime minister’s plan leaves many questions unanswered, but sets a new standard that she hopes other countries will adopt.
June 12, 2019: The United Kingdom's outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday committed to her country reducing its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, in a first for a major industrial economy.The pledge comes as May is set to leave her post after her...
June 12, 2019: Thirty people aged 15-24 will assess how commitment made by Theresa May should be implementedYoung people will advise ministers on how the UK should meet the target of ending carbon emissions by 2050, to which prime minister Theresa May committed the nation on Wednesday.The commitment to net zero greenhouse gas emis...
June 12, 2019: The government’s pledges on climate change are too little, too late. What really matters is actionTheresa May is doing her best to grab some good headlines in the closing weeks of her premiership. Setting a target for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions is vital, but her government’s plans are too little too late....